Microsoft Exam Retirements: Out with the old, in with the new

Microsoft plans to retire 24 certification exams in 2017. It can be confusing to learn the implications of certification exam retirements for your training plans.
SPOTO trainer Garth Schulte addressed the upcoming Microsoft certification exam retires in this webinar. He discussed strategies for updating your training plan and even passing one final exam before it’s too late.
Here’s how it works:
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Start trainingThe old technology-based certificates – 0:53
The new competency-based certifications are now available at 3:36
Recertification or annual renewal – 4/51
The new MCSE pathways
Mobility Path – 5 :58
Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Path – 7:04
Productivity Path – 8/33
Data Management & Analysis Path – 9:07
App Builder Path – 10:46
2017 Microsoft certification retirement overview – 11:07
What advice would you give someone who is planning to take the e.g. MCSE Server 2012 Do we wait to take the 2016? – 11:57
Can you retake an elective exam if you fail it? – 12:43
Can you upgrade from Windows 2003 MCSE Windows 2012 MCSA? – 13:20
Do I have to wait for the next exam to take? Can I take two exams in one year? – 13:40
Is there any plan for the MCSE Mobility electives courses on SPOTO – 14:22
Is there any information on when the new MCSE standards are going to take effect? – 14:36
I am in the middle of my 411 on Windows Server 2012 R2. Are you concerned that MS might soon retire these exams? – 15:15
Where can I find the new Learning Roadmap – 15:58
I just passed my 70-410 exam. I am planning to take the 411 and 412. Should I continue with the 2012’s? – 16:40
How will SPOTO cover this ever-expanding list of electives? Same as always – 17:15
Will 70-410’s status change? – 17:46
Why isn’t PowerShell its own certification? – 17:57
I was studying towards MCSE SharePoint 2013, but have only passed the 70-346 exam. What should I do to become certified in SharePoint technologies? – 18:10
Can I take a 2016 elective with a 2012 MCSA. – 18:48
This webinar will help you create a solid training program based on the most recent Microsoft certification changes. It lasts only 30 minutes. Take control of your certification path, get the right certifications, and grow your career in the Microsoft world.
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Microsoft Exam Retirements: Out with the old, in with the new
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